Conferences & Workshops

Autism & Trauma: Exploring Effects & Strategies

December 3, 2020

The Autism Societies of Minnesota and Greater Wisconsin invite autistic individuals, caregivers, mental health professionals, direct service providers, and more to a virtual one-day workshop during which leading professionals in our region will explain the compelling intersection between autism and trauma in children and adults. Learn about the models for understanding traumatic experience, as well as possible interventions, accommodations, and adaptations for individuals with autism.

Inform, Influence and Innovate Together: Virtual Autism Conference

April 21 - 24, 2021

The Autism Societies of Greater Wisconsin and Minnesota are pleased to announce a second year of partnership in combining both the Wisconsin and Minnesota annual state autism conferences to a virtual event in 2021. The virtual conference, “Inform, Influence, Innovate Together,” will be held online April 21-24, 2021, and will feature dozens of livestream breakout sessions, virtual exhibit booths, an autism resources bookstore, and Temple Grandin as a keynote speaker.

The 2021 Call for Submissions is now open! Click the button below to learn more.

Stronger Together in 2020: Virtual Autism Conference

April 30 - May 2, 2020

Thank you to the more than 1,000 people who participated in the Stronger Together in 2020 virtual autism conference. The event included a full day pre-conference workshop by Kelly Mahler; four live-stream keynote presenters including Judy Endow, LCSW; Loui Lord Nelson, PhD; Kari Dunn Buron; and Haley Moss; live-stream and on-demand breakout sessions; Minnesota and Wisconsin virtual exhibit halls full of resources; and after hours lounge chat sessions for community connections.

If you missed the live event, you can still register to access the recordings from now until November 1st. Look for more information about how to register by clicking on the Register tab.